Dental Diploma

Diploma of Dental Science

Stream Dental
Course Type Diploma
Duration 2 Years

DIPLOMA PROGRAMS

Diploma programs usually go on for about 2-3 years. These courses can be pursued after completing 12th standard (with specific subjects). Certification programs are often six to twelve months long. These courses can be pursued after completing 10th or 12th standard. These programs are usually offered by Government and private paramedical colleges.

Entrance exams

  • Aligarh Muslim University Entrance Exam
  • Bapuji Dental College and Hospital Entrance Exam
  • Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital Entrance Exam
  • Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences Entrance Exam

 

Best Institutes in India that offer Dental Diploma courses

  • Aligarh Muslim University in Aligarh
  • Bapuji Dental College and Hospital in Karnataka
  • Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital in Patna
  • Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences in Sirmaur

Future Scope

Careers

  1. Dental Assistants: Dental assistant is in charge to perform a wide variety of jobs such as office and laboratory duties, patient care, and work chair-side as dentists treating and examining patients.
  2. Medical Assistants: Medical assistants are in charge of completing clinical and administrative tasks in the offices of hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare facilities.
  3. Dental Hygienists: They provide oral care to patients and perform some medical tests in order to ensure patients are properly diagnosed and treated.

Salary

On an average, the starting salary could be anywhere between 8-10K INR per month. It depends upon various factors such as job location, job profile, academic performance of the candidate etc.

 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with at least 50% marks from a recognized board.
  • 10th passed from a recognized board is the minimum qualification required for certification courses.

Some popular dental diploma courses are:

Type

Eligibility

Duration

Diploma in Dental Hygienist

10th

2 years

Diploma in Dental Material & Oral Hygiene

10+2

1 year

Diploma in Dental Mechanics

10th

2 years

Diploma in Dental Technician (D.D.T.)

10+2

3 years

Diploma in Para medical / Para Dental Course

10+2

1 year

 

Certificate Courses

Type

Eligibility

Duration

Certificate Course in Advanced Implantology

10+2

1 year

Certificate Course in Aesthetic Dentistry

Graduation

1 year

Certificate Course in Basic Implantology

10+2

6 months

Certificate course in Dental and Oral Hygiene

10+2

9 months

Certificate Course in Dental Hygienist

10+2

2 years

Certificate Course in Dental Mechanic

10+2

9 months

Certificate Course in Laser Dentistry

Graduation

6 months

Certificate Course in Rotary Endodontics

Graduation

6 months

Certificate in Clinical Dental Technique

10+2

9 months

Postgraduate Certificate in Endodontics (PGCE)

Graduation

1 year

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